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 Vol 6, NO. 36                                       Features, Lifestyle & News You Can Use!

                                                                                                                                                                              January 27, 2011

THISWEEK                                                                                                                                                  Loma Linda
 Clement Middle
                                                                                                                                                            kicks off
 School students                                                                                                                                          Relay for Life
 build catapults

                             A3                                                                                                                                     n Sunday, January 30,
                                                                                                                                                                    2011       from      3-5p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                    American Cancer Society's
                                                                                                                                                          Relay for Life Loma Linda will host
  75% world’s                                                                                                    IECN PHOTO COURTESY   BRIAN BARTLETT     its inaugural kick off event. This
                                  The Redlands High School Robotics Club has qualified for the Vex Robotics World Championships in
    fisheries                     April. Pictured here are Club President Sven Blaser and Kyle Rosendale working on a robot.
                                                                                                                                                          will take place at the Drayson
                                                                                                                                                          Center from 3-5p.m.
 overexploited                                                                                                                                              Our Super Bowl theme will
                                                                                                                                                          include a chili cook off, $2.00 per
                                  Redlands High School Robotics                                                                                           person flag football fundraiser,
                                                                                                                                                          prizes and more! This event is free
                                                                                                                                                          for anyone interested in joining this
                                  team to compete on world stage                                                                                          year's relay for life.
                                                                                                                                                            The relay for life is a 24-hour relay
                                                                                                                                                          that celebrates the day and night in
                                  By Naima Ford                           and have won their last 17 matches.     from other teams around the world.
                                                                            Teacher Brain Bartlett, who is the    The robot is able to accomplish the     the life of a cancer patient. Our goal
                                                                          advisor for the team said that the      tasks of picking up plastic rings and   is to raise money and awareness for

                                           edlands High School                                                                                            cancer, as well as to celebrate the
                                          Robotics team is taking the     robotics club has been together for     placing them on pegs. The students
                                          world by storm. They have       four years and has gotten stronger      have come together with their own        Relay, cont. on next pg.
                                  recently qualified for the Vex          every year. This year a combination     innovations to make the best robot

                                  Robotics World Championships in         of experience and skill has put the     they can.
                                  April.                                  team at the top of their game.            For the students the strength of
                                                                            “They have dominated Southern         their team is their camaraderie.
                                    The team has been dominant in
 In memory of                     Southern California- winning or         California robots,” said Bartlett.        “We just have really good chem-
                                                                            The four-person Varsity robotics      istry working together,” said Kyle
Pauline Murillo                   placing at nearly every competition

                                  they enter.
                                    They have a match record of 35-2
                                                                          team will take its newest robot to
                                                                          the competition with them to see
                                                                                                                  Rosendale, a senior on the team. He
                                                                                                                    Robots, cont. on next pg.
                                                                          how it stands up against the best
                                                                                                                                                          for volunteers
  INSIDE Freeway widening moves forward
                                  By Naima Ford
Classifieds      A17

                                          he      next      steps    in
Hollywood Gossip A13                      SANBAG’s efforts to
Horoscope        A14                      improve infrastructure on
Legal Notices    A18              Redland’s east-end is freeway
                                  widening. SANBAG’s Dennis
Library column A12                Saylor presented the project to the
Movie Showtimes A14               city council.

                                    Currently plans are to begin the                                                                                               he      Redlands       Police
Opinion           A4                                                                                                                                               Department is planning
                                  project in March to widen the free-
Service Dir.  A10-11              way. The project will consist of an                                                                                              their next Citizen Volunteer
Sports          A8-9              additional lane as well as retaining                                                                                    Academy beginning in March.
                                  walls and a metered light at the on-                                                                                    Applications are still available.
HO W T O R EACH US                ramp. The lane will be on the west-                                                                                       The nine-week Citizen Volunteer
                                                                                                                                                          Academy provides volunteers train-
                                  bound side from the Live Oak
   Inland Empire                  Canyon Road on-ramp to Ford                                                                                             ing in citation writing, radio proce-
Community Newspapers              Street.                                                                                                                 dure, crime scene management,
    Office: (909) 381-9898          “This is the extent of the current                                                                                    report writing, traffic control, patrol
     Fax: (909) 384-0406          work that we are doing,” said                                                                                           vehicle      driving,     Emergency
Editorial:        Saylor after Councilmember Jerry                                                                                        Operations Center operations and
Advertising:    Bean questioned whether Riverside                                                                                       other areas.
                                  County has been asked to widen                                                                                            Participants receive an additional
 FREE CLASSIFIED ADS              their part of the I-10 freeway to the                                                                                   32 hours of training in the field by
SELL YOUR CAR AT ANY              60 freeway calling that part a miss-                                                                                    experienced CVP Field Training
PRICE, OR ANY ONE                 ing link. Saylor said he is not sure                                                                                    Officers before they are ready for
ITEM $150 OR LESS FOR             what their future plans were but                                                                                        the full range of CVP duties.
4 WEEKS FREE!                     Mayor Pete Aguilar said the county                                                                                        Interviews for the Academy will
Call our FREE ad hot              is aware of the need.                                                                                                   be held in early February. Anyone
line at (909) 381-9898              The goal of the widening project                                                                                      interested may contact coordinator
               ext. 204           is to make the commute easier.                                                                                          Brad Billings at (909) 844-5650 for
                                    “This will hopefully alleviate                                                                          SANBAG        information and an application.
                Deadline          some of the congestion that you
                                                                                                                      IECN PHOTO COURTESY
                                                                                                                                                            The Citizen Volunteer Patrol was
                is Monday                                                 The construction at the Live Oak Canyon Road interchange in
                at 4 p.m.          Freeway, cont. on next pg.             coming to a close with the construction of an additional lane.                      CVP, cont. on next pg.
Page A2 • January 27, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers • Inland Empire Weekly

                                                                                                                    From the Redlands Po lice
                                                                                                                          Departme nt
                                                                                                                    DUI checkpoint results
                                                                                                                                                           DUI checkpoints are conducted to

                                                                                                                             edlands Police arrested
                                                                                                                             eight people during a so-     identify offenders and get them off
                                                                                                                             briety checkpoint Friday      the street, as well as bring aware-
                                                                                                                    night, including one for street rac-   ness to the community of the dan-
                                                                                                                    ing and another who sped through       gers of impaired driving.
                                                                                                                    the checkpoint and led police on a       Over the past year, DUI colli-
                                                                                                                    brief pursuit.                         sions have claimed three lives in
                                                                                                                      The RPD Traffic Unit conducted       the city of Redlands.
                                                                                                                    a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint         Everyone can assist in preventing
                                                                                                                    Friday, Jan. 21, in the eastbound      this crime from occurring. If you
                                                                                                                    lanes of Redlands Boulevard, be-       are planning a gathering or cele-
                                                                                                                    tween Nevada and Iowa streets.         bration with alcohol included, or if
                                                                                                                    More than 150 vehicles passed          you are out on the town, plan
                                                                                                                    through the checkpoint.                ahead and designate a non-drink-
                                                                         IECN PHOTO COURTESY    BRIAN BARTLETT
                                                                                                                      Seven people were arrested for       ing sober driver. A DUI arrest
The Redlands High School Robotics Team has dominated the competitions in Southern California
                                                                                                                    driving under the influence, in-       costs upwards of $10,000, time in
and is hoping to place high in the world competition. The team is pictured here competing in Hunt-                                                         jail and the loss or your drivers li-
ington Beach where they won first place.                                                                            cluding 18-year-old Giovanni
                                                                                                                    Gonzales, of San Bernardino, who       cense, including years of increased
                                                                                                                    sped through the checkpoint. Offi-     insurance rates.
                                                                                                                    cers pursued Gonzales’ vehicle to        Statewide, overall traffic deaths
                                                                                                                    the Tri-City Shopping Center on        declined by 23 percent, from 3,995
                                                                                                                    Industrial Park Avenue east of Al-     in 2007 to 3,081 in 2009. Total
                                                                                                                    abama Street. There he exited his      traffic fatalities are at their lowest
                                                                                                                    vehicle and attempted to run away      levels in six decades, since the fed-
                                                                                                                    before he was taken into custody       eral government began compiling
                                                                                                                    for driving under the influence and    figures. DUI deaths declined by
                                                                                                                    felony evasion of a police officer.    16 percent, from 1,132 in 2007 to
                                                                                                                      An RPD officer patrolling the        950 in 2009.
                                                                                                                    area of the checkpoint responded         Alcohol impaired deaths still
                                                                                                                    to a nearby call of approximately      make up the largest category of
                                                                                                                    30 people involved in a street race.   overall vehicle fatalities, with 31
                                                                                                                    Officers arrested Julio Garcia, 18,    percent of all deaths caused by a
                                                                                                                    of Mira Loma after he was caught       drunk driver. A DUI checkpoint is
                                                                                                                    racing another driver on Almond        a proven effective method to lower
                                                                                                                    Avenue between California Street       these numbers. Additionally, driv-
                                                                                                                    and Mountain View Avenue.              ers will be checked to ensure that
                                                                                                                      During the checkpoint, officers      they have a valid driver’s license.
                                                                                                                    issued eight citations, including        Funding for this operation is pro-
                                                                                                                    two for driving without a license      vided by a grant from the Califor-
                                                                                                                    and two for driving on a suspended     nia Office of Traffic Safety,
                                                                                                                    license.                               through the National Highway
                                                                                                                      The checkpoints are part of the      Traffic Safety Administration.
                                                                                                                    Redlands Police Department’s on-       Remember, everyone is encour-
                                                                         IECN PHOTO COURTESY    BRIAN BARTLETT                                             aged to help keep our roadways
                                                                                                                    going campaign to reduce the
The team now must raise money through sponsorships from the community to afford the trip to                                                                safe; Report Drunk Drivers – Call
                                                                                                                    number of persons killed and in-
Florida, which will cost $5,000.                                                                                    jured in alcohol involved crashes.     911!
                                                                               Robots, cont. from front
                                                                               became interested in robotics         Relay, cont. from front                 Sign ups for teams and door
                                                                             after he took Bartlett’s engineering    lives of cancer patients. There are   prizes will be given out. Guest
                                                                             classes. He said that the team loves   a number of memorial events and        speakers, music and more. Come
                                                                             to win and they have bonded well.      well as fun events to keep teams       and see what makes Loma Linda's
                                                                               “We want to bring home another       motivated all day and all nigh t       Relay for Life such a special event.
                                                                             trophy and share it with the whole     long. Bring friends, family and          For more information or to find
                                                                             school,” said Rosendale.               come out for some fun, games, and      out about Relay for Life events in
                                                                               Sven Blaser is a junior and the      information on how you can be-         your area go to www.relayfor-
                                                                             club president, he said the team’s     come a part of this great event.
                                                                             key to success is how hard they
                                                                             work to be prepared.                    CVP, cont. from front                 and on foot. CVPRs are on the
                                                                               “We just have a great team that                                             lookout for illegal activities in the
                                                                             understands the different parts of       founded as a highly visible, uni-    patrol areas, including the use of
                                                                             the robot,” said Blaser. He says       formed, unarmed, "eyes and ears"       alcohol, smoking in the parks,
                                                                             they have spent a lot of time work-    volunteer patrol force comprised       after-hours activities in the parks,
                                                                             ing out all the details of the robot   largely of retired community           significant trash accumulations
                                                                             to be competitive when they go to      members seeking an opportunity         and signs of suspicious activities.
                                                                             the Vex Championship.                  to assist their local police depart-     The members of the CVP unit
                                                                               The team is also looking for         ment in making the streets of the      have donated well over 295,000
                                                                             sponsorships to get to the compe-      community a safer place. The first     hours of service to the department
                                                                             tition. The competition is in Kisse-   CVP Academy Class graduated in         since the unit began in 1991. In
                                                                             mee, Florida. For the whole team       May 1991.                              2009 CVPs donated more than
                                                                             to go it will cost $5,000 that           Since 1991 the CVP unit has ex-      20,490 hours, representing more
                                                                             Bartlett is hoping to raise from       panded its responsibilities to in-     than $1.2 million in savings to the
                                                                             outside sponsors. For more infor-      clude participation in all             department.
                                 IECN PHOTO COURTESY    BRIAN BARTLETT       mation about the team or to spon-      non-hazardous functions con-             Police Chief Jim Bueermann
The team created a robot that is able to pick up plastic rings and           sor, call Bartlett at 909-307-5500     ducted by the department. The unit     stresses the importance of the Cit-
place them on pegs. The robot was entirely designed by stu-                  X 30906 or visit the team’s blog at    consists of more than 75 members.      izen Volunteer Patrol to the Red-
dents.                                                                      Membership is also open to those       lands Police Department.
                                                                                                                    community members who have               "The members of the depart-
                                                                                                                    special physical needs which           ment's Citizen Volunteer Patrol
 Freeway, cont. from front             Though the project costs $26 mil-     go to SANBAG’s website or call         might preclude field duties.           epitomize what the father of mod-
                                     lion, the actual cost of construction   their hotline and questions and be       In January 2008, the Redlands        ern policing, Sir Robert Peele,
  have on the morning commutes       is $18 million. That is 45% less        answered within 24 hours.              Police Department added a new          meant when he stated that in a
coming into the valley,” said Say-   than the original estimate. Accord-       The project is scheduled to be       component to the Citizen Volun-        democracy, 'the police are the peo-
lor.                                 ing to Saylor, bids coming in well      finished in Spring of 2013. There      teer Patrol – the Citizen Volunteer    ple and the people are the police,'”
  The whole project will cost $26    below estimates is a common trend       will be three lanes open at all        Park Rangers.                          Bueermann said.
million and will be funded through   in the current economic environ-        times.                                   CVPRs assist the Police Depart-        “The RPD has a history rich in
a combination of federal and local   ment.                                     There will be an open house for      ment in making City parks and or-      engaging the community in mak-
funds. Some of those funds come        “It’s been a great effort working     the project Wednesday, Feb. 2          ange groves, the Santa Ana River       ing Redlands a safer place. I am
from Measure I sales tax dollars.    with SANBAG and Caltrans,” said         from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the        Wash and San Timoteo Canyon            extremely proud of our current
Measure I is a countywide half-      Saylor.                                 San Bernardino Associated Gov-         safer places for the community’s       CVPs and am certain I will be
cent sales tax measure that has        There will be a groundbreaking        ernments Field Office, 32220           use.                                   equally proud of these graduates
been a major source of transporta-   ceremony in late February. For          Outer Highway 10 South in Red-           CVPRs patrol on horseback,           whom we welcome as the newest
tion funds.                          more information about the project      lands.                                 ATVs, Segways, mountain bikes          members of the RPD family."
                                                                                                  Inland Empire Community Newspapers • January 27, 2011 • Page A3

‘Catapulting’ their way to career success
                                                                      By Cynthia Mendoza

                                                                                   hoever said science
                                                                                   wasn’t fun did not
                                                                                   participate in the
                                                                      Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP
                                                                      (CRY-ROP) catapult trailer
                                                                      event on Thursday, Jan. 20 at
                                                                      Clement Middle School in Red-
                                                                        In order to stimulate interest
                                                                      in engineering fields among
                                                                      middle school students, CRY-
                                                                      ROP has partnered with San
                                                                      Bernardino Community Col-
                                                                      lege District to bring Valley
                                                                      College’s “catapult trailer” to
                                                                      three middle schools in Red-
                                                                      lands, with Clement being the
                                                                      first stop.
                                       IECN PHOTO   CYNTHIA MENDOZA     About 35 students, along with
Malcom Tran, left, and Richard Maniaci, right, appeared to be         their science teachers, spent a
deep in thought as they prepped and practiced for the final cata-     good portion of the morning
pult competition on Thursday, Jan. 20 at Clement Middle School.       building a small catapult from
                                                                      scratch, including drilling
                                                                      metal pieces into wood, cutting
                                                                      metal and measuring, while
                                                                      learning the physics principles
                                                                      behind the way catapults work.
                                                                        The finished catapults meas-
                                                                      ured about 18 x 12 x 8 inches.
                                                                        Incidentally, this reporter
                                                                      learned that the science behind
                                                                      catapults is referred to as “force
                                                                      in motion.”
                                                                        This piece of information was
                                                                      provided by Mr. Robert Clarey,
                                                                      Clement Middle School Princi-                                                IECN PHOTO   CYNTHIA MENDOZA
                                                                      pal, who at one time was a sci-       Stephanie Yglesias and her science teacher Tim Rochester
                                                                      ence teacher himself.                 work on fine-tuning her made-from-scratch catapult on Thursday,
                                                                        “I know when kids put their         Jan. 20 at Clement Middle School in Redlands during the “Cata-
                                                                      hands on something, they’ll           pult Trailer” event in partnership with San Bernardino Valley Col-
                                                                      learn it,” he said.                   lege and CRY-ROP. The program is designed to stimulate interest
                                       IECN PHOTO   CYNTHIA MENDOZA     The event concluded in the          in math and science careers.
“I know when kids put their hands on something, they’ll learn it,”    early afternoon with a compe-
said Robert Clarey, Clement Middle School Principal, who at one       tition to see whose catapult was
time was a science teacher himself.                                   the most accurate.
                                                                        The genuine enthusiasm in
                                                                      learning and having fun was
                                                                      quite evident on the students’
                                                                      faces and their very personable
                                                                      interaction among themselves
                                                                      as they wrapped up their proj-
                                                                      ects and started practicing for
                                                                      the competition.
                                                                        A bucket was placed several
                                                                      feet away and the goal was to
                                                                      shoot the small rubber ball as
                                                                      close to the bucket as possible,
                                                                      if not in the bucket.
                                                                        And for those who think that
                                                                      sciences are just for boys, think
                                                                        These young ladies were
                                                                      nothing short of future scien-
                                                                      tists in their enthusiasm and ex-
                                                                        “Everything we learn in there,
                                       IECN PHOTO   CYNTHIA MENDOZA   we use out here,” said Brenda
Katey Deal-Endicott, was among one of the most enthusiastic           Lima pointing to her science
young ladies at Clement Middle School who made a catapult and         classroom, which faces the
participated in a competition afterwards. The smile on her face       large field where the catapult
                                                                      building and competition were
lets the world know she was very pleased with the outcome.            taking place.
                                                                        For Kenya Amezcua, this
                                                                      event was just a small stepping-
                                                                      stone to reach her long-term
                                                                      goal of becoming a civil engi-
                                                                        “This creates an enthusiasm
                                                                      for searching out different
                                                                      types of careers,” said Rozalia
                                                                      Trammell, an 8th grade science
                                                                      teacher. “Math and science can
                                                                      come together in a variety of
                                                                      careers, not just typical lab jobs.
                                                                      This [event] is a practical appli-
                                                                        The event was funded by a
                                                                      state “Tech Prep” grant
                                                                      awarded to CRY-ROP in 2010 to
                                                                      increase awareness of the engi-
                                                                      neering and design pathway
                                                                      available to middle and high
                                                                      school students.
                                       IECN PHOTO   CYNTHIA MENDOZA     “This is a way to immerse
There was a strong sense of genuine camaraderie and enthusi-          them in a hands on way,” con-
asm among Clement Middle School students during the “Cata-            cluded Megan Blaney with
pult Trailer” event at their school on Thursday, Jan. 20.             CRY-ROP.
Page A4 • January 27, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers

OPINION&EDITORIAL                                                                                                                                                                Views expressed in Opinion & Editorial do
                                                                                                                                                                                  not necessarily reflect the views of IECN

                                                           someone they do not even know
                                                           and kill them.
                                                             The community has made a
                                                           strong show of unity at the walk
                                                                                                                         YOUR COMMUNITY COMMENTARY!
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                                                           hosted by Cops and Clergy in sup-
                                                           port of the families of the victims                                           for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be printed.
                                                           and peace. My hope is that that
                                                           continues and people who have
                                                           information remain cooperative
                                                           with the police until the killer is
                                                                                                                      Another freedom of choice gone
                                                           found and prosecuted.                                       I was recently notified by South-                                       form to their usage rules. Am I
                                                                                                                                                                           was further informed that, "For
                                                             A local resident has also brought                        ern California Edison Co. that I                                         going to be able to stay cooler in
                                                                                                                                                                           now there will be no noticeable
                                                           it to my attention that the two                            will have a new Edison Smart-                                            the summer than my next door
                                                                                                                                                                           change to your service. Later, new
                                                           boys were tutors at the local mid-                         Connect meter installed at my                                            neighbor? I think not; I will only
                                                                                                                                                                           programs and services will help
                                                           dle school. They felt it was im-                           home. Included in the notice is a                                        be allowed to stay as cool as SCE
                                                                                                                                                                           you save energy and money with
                                                           portant to let people know that                            brochure explaining the new                                              dictates. I'm sure we will have to
                                                                                                                                                                           the interactive energy guzzler
                                                           they were contributing to society,                         meter, emphasizing all the won-                      tool."              conform to SCE's usage rules be-
                                                                                                                      derful benefits of this new "smart"                                      cause we won't be able to afford to
         Naima Ford                                        even as young men. I feel the
                                                           same.                                                      meter.                                 I think the "For now" will be do otherwise.
                                                                                                                                                            short and "Later" will be here be-
                                                             Continue to pray for their fami-
  Things have                                              lies as well.
                                                             Then there were two school
                                                                                                                       This new meter will monitor my fore you know it.
                                                                                                                      electrical usage. It will tell Edison
                                                                                                                                                                                                Another freedom of choice gone.

                                                                                                                      when and how much electricity I I'm sure Edison will be penaliz-                         Nanci Farrington
                                                           shootings. One at Gardena High
   to change                                               where a gun accidentally went off
                                                                                                                      use 24/7. When looking online I ing any person who does not con-                           San Bernardino
                                                           and another where a man inten-

         hese past few weeks have
         been filled with some re-
         ally bad news, and also
                                                           tionally shot a school policeman
                                                           in the chest.
                                                             What are we supposed to do in
                                                                                                                      An afternoon to remember
some reminders that things have                            the face of so much reckless vio-                             I saw a wonderful concert at the                  lovely music. These were elo- I wish sometimes that the con-
to change.                                                 lence?                                                      California Theatre on Jan. 16.                      quent, moving and expressive per- certs could be recorded and down-
  The first thing that comes to                              On top of all of this the state,                          Four superb local violinists played                 formances.                        loaded, or perhaps played on a
mind is the recent string of sense-                        which is in a $25 billion hole, is                          Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" concer-                                                      local radio station. I would like to
less shooting deaths. The most                             on the verge of cutting from every                          tos. They were Kathleen Mangus-                      The concert began with Mozart's hear these again.
prominent being the shooting in                            social service and potentially pos-                         ing, Spring; Laura Rosky-Santoni,                   Piano Concerto No. 12, played by
Tuscon.                                                    itive program the state has funded.                         Summer; Colleen Coomber, Au-                        Juliane Song. Under the thor- Thanks to the symphony and all
  That one, committed by a man                             In the face of such cuts to welfare                         tumn; and Tom Sender, Winter.                       oughly professional guidance of associated with it for an afternoon
who is certainly not completely                            to work, education, and prisons it                          Former Mayor Judith Valles read                     guest conductor Frank Fetta, the to remember.
grounded in reality but able to                            makes me wonder not whether                                 the sonnets to set the scenes. I ap-                balance was perfect between the
commit mass murder, broke our                              things wil get worse, but how                               preciated how the soloists added                    soloist and the orchestra.                               Gary Jacobs
collective hearts when we heard                            much worse will they get.                                   their own ornamentation to this                                                                                 Yucaipa
the news about the seven who                                 I wish I knew the actual answer
died.                                                      to the problem. Especially as I see
  It was a hard thing to witness. I
found out when someone called
me that morning to let me know
                                                           how many of these problems are
                                                           affecting children.
                                                             I even tried something I encour-
                                                                                                                                                     Cut all freebies
that a congresswoman who at-                               age everyone to check out the Los                            So, Gov. Brown has ordered a                       order to immediately cancel all          perks are already very well com-
tended the same college I did was                          Angeles Times California Budget                            cut in 50 percent of the number of                   free state employee cell phones.         pensated with salaries and benefits
shot. I did not know much about                            Balancer. It is a simulation that al-                      the state's free cell phones. For                    And while he is at it, it is also time   and can easily pay for these ex-
Giffords or her time at Scripps but                        lows anyone to try their hand at                           those who are impressed and say                      to eliminate all of the other freebie    penses - just like the real working
it is a very small campus with a                           balancing the budget. It’s frustrat-                       "this is a step in the right direc-                  perks for state employees and law-       folks do.
unique comaraderie. Talking with                           ing, painful and seems nearly im-                          tion," I say that this is an example                 makers, such as clothing al-
other students and former students                         possible. However it gives a                               of how Brown is going to be le-                      lowance,                      housing     Come on, Jerry, show us you
it was startling to see “one of our                        pretty good idea of the challenges                         nient on spending and fixing the                     accommodations, cars, credit             have a backbone and will honestly
own” at the center of such a horri-                        that the state faces. Challenges                           budget. He will do everything but                    cards, airline tickets, car pool         deal with the persistent budget
ble tradgey. But in the midst of it                        that we are all facing as at least                         cut spending where it needs to be                    passes, payment of parking tickets       mess in California. But leave the
there was also a lot of discussion                         one of the cuts will impact us neg-                        cut, which means he has been                         and amnesty for moving viola-            K-12 education system alone!
about who she was and how well                             atively. The balancer is found at                          bought and paid for by the state                     tions, parking permits, etc., etc.
she represented us too, as a                                                   employee unions.                                                                                                 MIKE HAHN
Scripps alum. So I just wanted to                          dget.                                                                                         The truth is that the state em-                                                  Highland
send a shout out to the school and                           It seems like sometimes there is                           What really should happen is an ployees who get these lavish free
the amazing students and alum                              so much bad news that it is easier
who keep living up to its vision
the way Giffords does as we pray
for her and her family.
                                                           to push it aside and not think
                                                           about it and its consequences. But
                                                           there is always hope and good
                                                                                                                       Both parties destroying nation
  Locally we have been dealing                             reasons to believe things are                                I cannot remember ever saying "I elected officials until the general                        health care law. They don't have a
with the loss of two boys who                              going to change.                                           told you so" but this is the perfect public realizes that these two par-                      clue what to do about health care
were shot in Redlands for reasons                            One reason to believe is that                            example.                             ties are collectively destroying our                     so they just want to repeal what we
still unknown. An earth shattering                         things have been worse before.                                                                  state and nation.                                        have.
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Inaugural gang prevention, intervention program                                                                                  In memory of Pauline Murillo
                                                                                                                       Elder of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
arms graduates with skills to combat gang culture
                                                                                                                               auline, (known affection-
By Maryjoy Duncan                                                                Classes were led by an array of               ately as Dimples) was born
                                                                               individuals that provided a multi-              in 1934 on the San Manuel
                                                                               tude of insights that included rep-    Reservation located in the foothills

        No parent should ever out-
        live their children,” said                                             resentatives        from        law    of the San Bernardino Mountains;
        Debbie Oliver, who has, un-                                            enforcement, District Attorney’s       Pauline Murillo is a deeply re-
fortunately, witnessed too many                                                Office, San Bernardino gang task-      spected Elder of the San Manuel
times. An injury prevention nurse                                              force, YVYLA founder and CEO           Band of Mission Indians.
in the trauma center at Arrowhead                                              Terrance Stone and professors.           Married to George, her husband
Regional Medical Center, Oliver,                                                 Classes included instruction on      of 58 years, Pauline is a loving and
in her 25 years of nursing, has had                                            the history of gangs, gang identifi-   attentive mother of three children,
the gut-wrenching task of inform-                                              cation, OJJDP comprehensive            grandparent of eight, and great-
ing parents that their child had                                               gang model, substance abuse, re-       grandparent of 19.
died. Many of those children were                                              solving personal and community           From an early age Pauline
victims of senseless gang violence.                                            conflict and developing commu-         Murillo worked with her mother,
  “Too many times I have had to                                                nity leadership.                       Tribal Spokesperson Martha
                                                                                 Stone, who graduated from the                                                Bernardino to construct an obser-
tell a parent that their child isn’t          IECN PHOTO COURTESY   ARMC                                              Manuel Chacon, to reach out be-         vatory which bears the family’s
coming home,” Oliver said.              Debbie Oliver, injury preven-          course at Cal State Los Angeles        yond the borders of San Manuel to
                                                                               two years ago, said that the goal of                                           name. In 2008 the family’s contri-
“That’s the most difficult part of      tion nurse in Arrowhead Re-                                                   bring a better quality of life to the   bution to Loma Linda University
my job, and it stays with you.”                                                the program is to graduate mem-        reservation which until the 1980s
                                        gional Medical Center’s trauma                                                                                        Medical Center allowed the hospi-
  That was the major impetus be-                                               bers from the community who are        lacked even basic infrastructure.
                                        department, recently completed         able to legitimize the career of                                               tal to expand its lounge for oncol-
hind her desire to apply for the        a Gang Prevention and Inter-                                                    Growing up, Pauline and her           ogy patients and their families and
Gang Prevention and Intervention                                               being an intervention and preven-      mother visited schools to share
                                        vention Certification Program at       tion specialist.                                                               was rededicated to the family.
Certification Program offered                                                                                         factual accounts of tribal history,       Pauline was a homemaker and
                                        Cal State San Bernardino.                Graduates will be putting to use     culture and language that were not
through the College of Extended                                                                                                                               enjoyed being active in the com-
Learning at California State Uni-       ence one youth at a time.              their newly acquired skills through    well known outside of her com-
                                                                               various coordinated outreach pro-                                              munity. She was a member of the
versity, San Bernardino. She was          The course, which is modeled                                                munity. She would carry this work       Highland Women's Club, a proud
one of 30 who graduated from the        after a similar one at Cal State Los   grams within the community.            forward as a tribal culture bearer,
                                                                               “[The course] provides people a                                                member of the “Red Hat Ladies”
inaugural program on Jan. 11, and       Angeles, was introduced to the                                                native speaker, author and presen-      and both she and George are mem-
will continue to encourage schools      local area by Young Visionaries        protocol of working with youth         ter dedicated to a principal, “To
                                                                               and people in gangs,” Stone said.                                              bers of the Highland Senior Cen-
to adopt prevention and suppres-        Youth Leadership Academy                                                      never forget who you are or where       ter, which is an organization that
sion strategies.                        (YVYLA) and Stop the Violence          “It gets people on one accord.”        you came from.”
                                                                                 Oliver would like to see a coali-                                            serves seniors in the Highland
  “Children need a place they can       Foundation. Funding was pro-                                                    In 2001, Pauline published the        area. They have made many per-
go to after school where they can       vided by San Manuel Band of Mis-       tion form between local police de-     critically-acclaimed Living in Two
                                                                               partments, faith groups, non-profit                                            sonal contributions to this organi-
get help (such as tutoring),” she       sion Indians who donated                                                      Worlds, which includes hundreds         zation.
emphasized. “We need after              $285,000.                              organizations and schools to com-      of family photographs that help
                                                                               bine their resources to start pre-                                               Passionate about Tribal heritage
school programs that teach self es-       The program, the first of its kind                                          offer a truly unique insight and        and culture, Pauline "Dimples" en-
teem and hopefully that will pre-       in the area, is designed for com-      vention programs earlier; she          spiritual view of her life growing
                                                                               believes it essential to focus on                                              joyed traveling to various public
vent them from going into gangs.”       munity residents and other profes-                                            up on the San Manuel Reservation        schools and colleges in the area,
  Having grown up in a gang area        sionals working in government or       children in kindergarten through       in the 20th century.
                                                                               third grade.                                                                   speaking to faculty and students
in Pomona Oliver said the course        the private sector who are looking                                              Her autobiography stands as an        about Native American culture,
reinforced what she had already         to enhance knowledge and skills          “This type of collaborative effort   important historical work about
                                                                               would bring together all of the en-                                            identity and tradition. Working to
understood about gang culture.          about gang prevention and best                                                California Native American              pass the language to future gener-
  “What anyone wants is to feel         practices.                             tities involved and create an infor-   women, a genre lacking significant
                                                                               mation network that could then be                                              ations, she spent hours teaching
valued,” Oliver said. “If you give        The 20-week program, consisting                                             representation in our nation's writ-    the youth and anyone interested
respect to someone it’s a great step    of 15 weeks of classroom instruc-      implemented using the OJJDP            ten history.
                                                                               model as its guidelines,” she said.                                            the Serrano language. She also
in prevention.”                         tion and five weeks of fieldwork                                                Her most recent work, We Are          made Indian cradle dolls and other
  Oliver mentored a 15-year-old         with law enforcement, gang pre-          According to Stone the course        Still Here Alive and in Spirit is the
                                                                               will be offered two or three more                                              Native American arts and crafts,
teenage girl and found it to be ex-     vention and intervention agencies,                                            compelling sequel to Living in          which she displays and sells Na-
tremely rewarding.                      includes strategies from the U.S.      times this year. For more infor-       Two Worlds, which garnered
                                                                               mation on the Gang Prevention                                                  tive American cultural events in-
  “It’s the one-on-one contact that     Department of Justice Office of                                               strong reviews from literary circles    cluding Indian Pow-Wows.
makes the difference.” And Oliver       Juvenile Justice and Delinquency       and Intervention Certification Pro-    around the country. We Are Still
plans to continue making a differ-      Prevention (OJJDP).                    gram please call YVYLA at (909)        Here Alive and in Spirit continues
                                                                               881-3382.                                                                       Visitation
                                                                                                                      her memorable story of life on the       Thursday, January 27; 12 p.m. -
                                                                                                                      San Manuel Indian Reservation           3 p.m.; Mt. View Chapel, 570 E.
Surgery prevents life-altering surgery                                                                                and includes more than 1,500 rare
                                                                                                                      photos that complete a unique pic-
                                                                                                                                                              Highland Ave., San Bernardino
                                                                                                                                                               (909) 882-2943
                                                                               cutting and a very short recovery      ture of the Native American expe-
By Naima Ford
                                                                               time. There is little pain and can     rience.                                   Rosary
                                                                               sometimes be done as an outpa-           Pauline and George are noted            Thursday, January 27; 7 p.m.

         he treatment for patients
                                                                               tient procedure.                       philanthropists donating time and         San Manuel Indian Reservation
         with rectal cancer is often
                                                                                 Though it is more beneficial for     funds to hospitals, schools and
         extreme, commonly con-
                                                                               patients, the cost to hospitals for    non-profits to benefit the greater        Funeral Service
sisting of removal of part or all of
                                                                               training and equipment is so high it   community. In 2009 the Murillo’s          Friday, January 28; 10 a.m.
the rectum.
                                                                               outweighs its benefits and is put      donated $900,000 to Cal State San         San Manuel Indian Reservation
  Dr. Kevork Kazanjian, a colon
and rectal surgery specialist, has                                             low on a hospital’s priority list.
brought a revolutionary new pro-                                               However with the recent resur-         It is also where the procedure has      Linda. One of those patients was
cedure to Loma Linda University                                                gence of interest in less invasive     been performed the most.                Glenda Gurzi.
Medical Center. The procedure is                                               surgery nationwide, TEM has              “I happen to be fortunate to be         “I was so thankful Dr. Kazanjian
called Transanal Endoscopic Mi-                                                gained more interest.                  taught by people who pioneered          was able to do what he did,” said
crosurgery (TEM).                                                                “I champion it for patients,” said   it,” said Kazanjian.                    Gurzi. “If anyone has to face this
  Due to the high cost of the equip-                                           Kazanjian. But he says it is only        He has performed the procedure        issue, this is definitely the way to
ment and need for special training                                             for certain patients and only a        over half a dozen times at Loma         go.”
for the procedure, which is diffi-                                             qualified doctor can recommend a
cult to learn, TEM is not offered at                                           patient as a candidate for the sur-
many hospitals or medical centers.                                             gery.
Even many colon and rectal spe-                                                  The fact that there are few doc-
                                             IECN PHOTO COURTESY   LLUMC
cialists are not equipped to per-                                              tors who offer the service is the
                                        Dr. Kevork Kazanjian has               reason it is not widely available.
form the procedure. However,
                                        brought a revolutionary new            Kazanjian has the advantage of
according to Kazanjian, the proce-
                                        procedure to Loma Linda Uni-
                                                                                                                       BUY 2 WHOLE CHICKENS FOR
dure has been in existence for                                                 training at one of the oldest and
many years. But patients who            versity Medical Center to avoid        largest Colon and Rectal Surgery
qualify for it are not receiving it.    dangerous surgery for cancer           fellowship programs in the coun-
                                        patients.                              try at the University of Minnesota.
  “They would proceed to do a
more radical and invasive proce-                                                                                                                                            FOR
dure,” said Kazanjian.

                                                                                                                                                                        $             99
  The course most often taken
when a polyp or tumor is found is
to remove the whole organ in a 10-
hour procedure. Afterwards there
is a long recovery time that in-
cludes chemotherapy and being
fitted for a colostomy bag.
  TEM is much easier and safer by
                                                                                                                       At any
                                                                                                                                                    U N
                                                                                                                                                 COcoupPOime of order
                                                                                                                                                   t on at t
                                                                                                                                           Must presen
                                                                                                                           2 WHOLE CHICKENS, Choice of 20 Corn Tortillas or
comparison. It consists of remov-                                                                                          20 Flour Tortillas, and 11 fl. Oz. of Hot or mild salsa
ing the tumors or polyps rather                                                                                            Not valid for catering or party orders • May not be combined
than the entire organ. It requires no                                                                                              with any other offers • 2 orders per customer
Page A6 • January 27, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers

Cal State Fullerton Museum renamed
By Naima Ford                                                                                                                                                                   cording to Sue Fullerton it’s like
                                                                                                                                                                                the whole museum has undergone
                                                                                                                                                                                a transformation.

          ave you been to the
          RAFFMA? If you are an                                                                                                                                                   “It means everything,” said
          art lover you probably                                                                                                                                                Fullerton about seeing her
have. The RAFFMA is the new                                                                                                                                                     mother’s name now gracing the
name of the Robert V. Fullerton                                                                                                                                                 museum.
Art Museum at Cal State San                                                                                                                                                       Since the museum opened, it has
Bernardino, now named the                                                                                                                                                       grown to become one of the pre-
Robert and Frances Fullerton Mu-                                                                                                                                                mier art museums in the region. It
seum of Art.                                                                                                                                                                    is home to an impressive perma-
  The museum is a 7,500-square-                                                                                                                                                 nent collection of ancient Egyptian
foot art museum on the univer-                                                                                                                                                  art and has a diverse number of ex-
sity’s campus. It was built in 1996                                                                                                                                             hibitions on display year round. In
after Fullerton donated funds to                                                                                                                                                2008 it was given accreditation
create it. When the museum was                                                                                                                                                  from the American Association of
complete it was named after him.                                                                                                                                                Museums, the highest national
However it was his wife who was                                                                                                                                                 recognition a museum can receive.
his original inspiration according                                                                                                                                                In addition to the name change
to Eva Kirsch, museum director.                                                                                                                                                 the museum staff has decided to
  “It was Frances Fullerton’s pas-                                                                                                                                              call the museum by its acronym.
                                                                                                                                           IECN PHOTO COURTESY   RAFFMA
sion for the arts that left a great im-                                                                                                                                         RAFFMA. According to Commu-
                                          The Cal State San Bernardino art museum was renamed the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum
pression on her husband and                                                                                                                                                     nications Coordinator Andrea
                                          of Art, or RAFFMA. Pictured from left are Wilfrid Lemann, a collegue of Robert Fullerton’s, the Fuller-                               Callahan it adds a modern edge to
ultimately inspired him to make           tons’ son and daughter Tom and Susan Fullerton unveil the new museum name.
the lead gift to build the art mu-                                                                                                                                              the museum in a memorable name.
seum at CSUSB,” said Kirsch.              and wanted to see it become a des-               death in 2009 when his family and           it a reality.                              Regular admission at RAFFMA
  “We knew it would happen even-          tination as well as a place of learn-            friends began the campaign to                 Because it is technically a state      is free. There is a suggested dona-
tually,” said Sue Fullerton, daugh-       ing.                                             change the name of the museum,              owned building approval had to be        tion of $3 and special exhibits may
ter of Robert and Frances                   It was after she passed away in                something Robert Fullerton al-              obtained at every level for the          be subject to a small charge. For
Fullerton.                                1989 that Robert Fullerton decided               ways wanted.                                name change, and funds had to be         more information call (909) 537-
  She said her mother was always a        to donate the funds for the mu-                    They worked along with the mu-            raised to replace the name on a          7373.
strong advocate for the university        seum. But it was not until after his             seum staff to raise funds and make          number of walls and surfaces. Ac-

Local teacher reflects on Berlin Wall                                                      an American soldier in Germany,             1).                                      was involved,” she said. “We
By Cynthia Mendoza
                                                                                           was living in Virginia. For three            Her hope is to empower youth            don’t teach enough recent history
                                                                                           days she was glued to her 19-inch           with skills and knowledge to “pre-       or geography.”

        or those raised in the
        United States, freedom to                                                          TV set watching the historic drama          vent walls anywhere in the world.”        For more information visit my-
        come and go at will is a                                                           unfold.                                      “I would like them to know this
way of life often taken for granted                                                          It was at this time that she was in-      history because the United States
but for those whose lives were im-                                                         spired to write what would become
pacted by Communist rule in one                                                            a history and autobiographic book            Crafton to host 5K walk/run for 4-year-old
                                                                                           called “My Peace of The Wall.”
way or another, this freedom is not
                                                                                           Originally, it was intended only to               daughter of Fire Academy alum
to be taken lightly.
                                                                                           be shared with her children, but

  Meet Anke Otto-Wolf of Red-                                                                                                                 lease join the Crafton Hills College community in honoring Vic-
lands.                                                                                     she was later inspired to publish it.              tor "Buddy" Hrabal, graduate of the CHC Fire Academy and stu-
  An author and retired ESL                                                                  Today, Otto-Wolf still loves to                  dent in the Paramedic program, who passed away last week. As
teacher with the San Bernardino                                                            share her story and use her rich life       a memorial fundraiser, there will be a 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, Janu-
Adult School for nearly seven                                                              experience to inspire young peo-            ary 30th, at CHC, followed by a Flag Detail Salute from his Fire Acad-
years, Otto-Wolf experienced first                                                         ple.                                        emy 70 members.
hand the impact of being separated                                                           Most recently, Otto-Wolf has               Buddy leaves behind a 4-year-old daughter Aubree Hrabal, and all pro-
from loved ones when the Berlin                                                            taken her passion to Cesar Chavez           ceeds and future donations will go to benefit her in Trust.
Wall was erected in 1961, when                                                             Middle School in San Bernardino              5K Walk/Run details:
she was 23 years old.                                                                      where she was greatly moved by               • Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the run starts at 8:30 a.m.
  She, her parents and siblings            IECN PHOTO COURTESY         ANKE OTTO-          students’ enthusiasm and genuine             • The event will start at Fire Academy Building OE2.
were the only ones on their ex-                                             WOLF           thoughtfulness and critical think-           • The Flag detail begins at 11:00 a.m.
tended family who did not live in         Anke Otto-Wolf describes her                     ing in asking questions about how
what would become East Berlin,            nearly seven years teaching                      she felt about the Berlin Wall.              To make a donation, please send check or money order only to:
Germany, which was occupied by            ESL at the San Bernardino                          “[History] came alive for them             Crafton Hills College Fire Technology Department OE2
what was then the Communist So-                                                            because they could put a face with           c/o: Instructor Colleen Estrada
                                          Adult School as her “happiest
viet Union.                                                                                it,” she said.                               11711 Sand Canyon Rd. Yucaipa, Ca. 92399
                                          years of teaching.” A native of                    Otto-Wolf is also thrilled with the
  Because the flow of information                                                                                                       Checks/Money Orders made out to Aubree Hrabal.
                                          Germany, she is passionate                       naming of a new park in San
coming out of the Communist and                                                                                                         Donations can also be deposited to an account set up for Aubree at
                                          about sharing her story about                    Bernardino after Ronald Reagan,             Chase Bank in the name of “Aubree Hrabal Fund”
Western sources were quite differ-
                                          how the Berlin Wall impacted                     which will include a piece of the            Any questions, to contribute or to volunteer, please feel free to contact
ent, those in the Soviet-occupied
side saw no eminent threat of their       her life.                                        Berlin Wall. (See El Chicano, page          Colleen at or (909) 363-6575.
freedoms being so brusquely taken
  “There was disbelief that a mili-
tary occupation could do that,”
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Otto recalled of the sentiment that
East Berliners, including her own
                                                                                                                                            FUTURE BEGINS HERE…
cousins and aunts and uncles,
seemed to have regarding the oc-
cupation. “No one believed it. The
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west but in the west, we knew it
was to keep people in.”
  On August 8, 1961, Otto-Wolf
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                                                                                                          Inland Empire Community Newspapers • January 27, 2011 • Page A7

Empowering students to a high quality of life
                                                                             above and beyond the school day                                                           they proved it can be
                                                                             and helped expose me to the pos-                                                          done,” she said.
                                                                             sibilities in life.”                                                                        Another      crucial
                                                                               The downside, at least as it ap-                                                        point that Valenzuela
                                                                             peared back then was that coming                                                          addresses is strong
                                                                             from a very poor family, she was                                                          parental involvement
                                                                             not able to attend the 9th grade                                                          by setting high stan-
                                                                             dance because she didn’t have a                                                           dards for them too,
                                                                             dress to wear for such an occasion.                                                       not just for the stu-
                                                                               “It happened and it didn’t affect                                                       dents.
                                                                             me,” she says of the positive way                                                           “We let parents
                                                                             she chose to approach her situa-                                                          know that they en-
                                                                             tion. “But I just knew that I didn’t                                                      trust our child to us,
                                                                             want that for me and my family.                                                           but we get them the
                                                                             That’s why I value education.”                                                            way parents send
                                                                               And since then her approach to                                                          them to us and that’s
                                                                             education has not been merely to                                                          what we have to work
                                                                             graduate students but to empower                                                          with,” she said.
                                                                             them and help them see the holis-                                                           Valenzuela empha-
                                                                             tic value of a good education such                                                        sizes to parents that
                                            IECN PHOTO COURTESY    RUSD      as longer life expectancy and                                                             they are a student’s
“I’ve stayed with the Rialto Unified School District because of the          higher quality of life.                                                                   first teacher and if a
great parent community,” says Assistant Superintendent Educa-                  “High school graduates have a                                                           child is asking for
                                                                                                                                 IECN PHOTO COURTESY J. VALENZUELA
tional Services Jasmin Valenzuela, right, at the 2nd Annual Su-              life expectancy nine years longer                                                         help with homework
perintendent ‘s Awards Luncheon on Friday, June 25, 2010 at the              than non-graduates,” she says.         For Rialto Unified School District Assistant but they dismiss them
ESPN Zone in Anaheim. She received the Leadership & Exem-                    “Why? Because of the quality of        Superintendent Educational Services Jas- to watch TV, it’s
plary Service award from RUSD Superintendent Dr. Harold L.                   life they can provide for them-        min Valenzuela, education and empower- sending the wrong
Cebrun, Sr., left.                                                           selves. Someone without an edu-        ment is a family affair. Her husband Andy, message.
                                                                             cation would not have the same         above, is a teacher at Fontana Middle And so it is through
By Cynthia Mendoza                  now.                                     opportunities. This is what drives     School.                                            a very ‘whole person’
                                      “I’ve always loved school and          me to provide opportunities to all                                                        approach involving
        he best educators are those learning,” she said. “I’m very

 T      who have a genuine pas- blessed.
        sion for learning and em- Born and raised in East Los An-
powerment, and Rialto Unified geles, Valenzuela remembers both
                                                                             our little people who will one day
                                                                             be big adults.”
                                                                               In meeting these objectives, one
                                                                             of Valenzuela’s approaches is not
                                                                                                                      The students created artwork students, schools and families that
                                                                                                                    centered on keywords for a poster Jasmin Valenzuela hopes to in-
                                                                                                                    about what their vision looked like spire and motivate a new genera-
                                                                                                                    and then every morning everyone tion to seek a high quality of life
School District Assistant Superin- good and bad experiences shaping          only to help students get good                                              for themselves.
                                                                                                                    recited the vision.
tendent Educational Services Jas- not only her love of learning but          grades but to keep them engaged          Everyone went into the project “It’s all about choices and taking
min Valenzuela certainly fits that also her desire to become an edu-         in such a way that makes them
                                    cator who would one day empower                                                 with the firm belief that the vision responsibility for actions and
description.                                                                 want to come to school.                was going to happen, no excep- knowing you have control with
  With the district a total of 17 youth.                                       When she was the principal at                                             what direction you go,” she con-
years, Valenzuela began her career “I was very fortunate that most of        Garcia Elementary, everyone, in-         The plan worked because within cluded about what it takes to be
as a teacher at Dunn Elementary my teachers were very caring,” re-           cluding staff and students, got to-    two years, Garcia was out of Pro- successful, and what she hopes to
School and throughout the years called Valenzuela, a Cal State San           gether to create a common goal of                                           instill in students. “You are ac-
                                                                                                                    gram Improvement.
progressed her way to where she is Bernardino graduate. “They went           taking the school out of Program         “It made me so proud because countable for yourself.”

Professor’s first book gets national recognition
By Naima Ford                                                                through an extensive process of re-    doneón, an accordion-like instru-      she has evolved she is proud of the
                                                                             view multiple times where she was      ment. It is also inspired by the na-   work that reflects the poet she was.
                                                                             asked to change a number of            tional dance of Argentina, the         She is curently working on more

          s the daughter of Argen-
          tinian and Latvian par-                                            things she was not willing to com-     tango as well as family members        books of poetry and a novel.
          ents, both meteorology                                             promise on.                            and powerful female historical fig-      The book was finally published
professors, Julie Sophia Paegle                                                Her challenge was to make the        ures.                                  last October and is now in its sec-
knew she was going to be a pro-                                              book marketable within the di-           “I was just very stubborn about      ond print.
fessor, but becoming a poet was a                                            verse use of styles and languages.     changing the book to make it more        “torch song tango choir” is now
surprise to everyone.                                                        The book was inspired by the ban-      marketable,” said Paegle. Though       available on
  Now an associate professor in the
Department of English at Cal State
San Bernardino, she has published
her first book of poetry and been
featured in the national literary
journal “Poets &Writers.”
  “I never even thought I would see
my name in there,” said Paegle.
  Her book is featured in the pub-
lication along with 11 other newly         IECN PHOTO COURTESY   CSUSB
published poets, an honor that ex-    Julie Sophia Paegle, associate
poses her work to millions of read-   professor at Cal State University
ers and writers around the country.   San Bernardino, has published
  However being a published au-       her first book of poetry “torch
thor is not what Paegle thought she   song tango choir.”
would be doing.
  When she was younger she loved      step.
to write but never saw it as a ca-      “I couldn’t wait to be a professor
reer. Her successful parents were     myself,” said Paegle referring to
immigrants who believed success       her parents’ careers.
is found in math and science. Pae-      When she began at Cal State six
gle was on that path, getting her     years ago, a new MFA program
degree in Environmental Earth         was just a rumor but she has
Science and English with the plan     watched it grow in the past two
to become a water rights lawyer.      years as she has worked to encour-
  But one day she attended a work-    age students the way she herself
shop from acclaimed poet Mark         was encouraged.
Doty who encouraged her to pur-         “I am always trying to repay that
sue her poetry.                       debt,” said Paegle.
  “He saw something in me,” said        The process of getting her first
Paegle.                               book published has been a difficult
  She was accepted to the MFA         seven year process. In a market
program at the University of Utah     when less presses are publishing
and was fully funded. It is during    new poets, Paegle faced many
these years that she wrote the ma-    challenges. She entered many con-
jority of her book, “torch song       tests to get her book published but
tango choir.”                         many times it was just a runner’s
  Once she graduated, teaching        up. Finally the University of Ari-
seemed like the most natural next     zona press expressed interest in the
                                      book. However it had to go
 Page A8 • January 27, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers

Authors of Mexican American Baseball seeking memorabilia
Will document Inland Empire cultural era
By Harvey M. Kahn                         tary, semi-pro and professional
                                          teams. Those contributing memo-
                                          rabilia will have their belongings

           uthors of the soon to be
           published book entitled        photographed and scanned and im-
           "Mexican         American      mediately returned that day. Inter-
Baseball In The Inland Empire"            ested parties can come to the Cal
are ambitiously racing the clock to       State University, San Bernardino
document the era of 1900 to 1979          Pfau Library on January 29 from
by collecting photos and other            10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Santillan said that
baseball memorabilia from the in-         if they can find any old 8-millime-
land area.                                ter film or video, it would be espe-
  "Many from that time have al-           cially helpful. He did not rule out a
ready passed away, so it's impor-         documentary film in the future.
tant for us to tell the story before it   "Finding film won't be easy be-
is too late," said one of the authors,    cause not many Mexican Ameri-
Richard Santillan. "There used to         cans could afford cameras."                                                                                IECN PHOTO COURTESY   LATINO BASEBALL PROJECT
be that man in the neighborhood             Santillan, Ocegueda and Cannon
                                                                                   Collaborating authors of “Mexican American Baseball in the Inland Empire” Richard Santillan, Mark
known as Mr. Baseball. Not many           are also active in the ongoing
                                          Latino Baseball History Project at       Ocegueda and Terry Cannon are looking for vintage photos of Mexican American high school, col-
have taken his place."                                                             lege and youth teams from 1900 - 1979. Pictured are members of the planning and advisory com-
  Santillan said that he and co-au-       Cal State San Bernardino. They
                                          collaborated on the book "Mexican        mittees for Latino Baseball History Project: The Mexican-American Experience who were in
thors Mark Ocegueda and Terry
                                          American Baseball in Los Ange-           attendance at the May 12, 2009 inaugural reception John M. Pfau Library at Cal State included,
Cannon are using baseball as a tool
to explain the cultural and political     les" set for release in February.        from left to right: Richard Santillan, Tomas Benitez, Terry Cannon, Francisco Balderrama,
climate in the Mexican American           Santillan is professor emeritus,         Jose Alamillo, and Cesar Caballero.
Community in a time when they             ethnic and women's studies de-
                                          partment at Cal Poly University,           Santillan said that by 1980 base-   crimination. Other examples of         his 1954 Colton Lions Little
faced discrimination from many                                                     ball was no longer the most im-       memorabilia needed include: uni-       League team that earned a trip to
fronts. "Smart politicians went to        Pomona.
                                            He said that baseball games            portant social magnet. "Baseball is   forms, bats, balls, scorecards, tro-   Williamsport. It includes his uni-
mass in the morning and to the                                                     no longer segregated and soccer       phies, banners, caps, posters, etc.    form, World Series pin, program,
baseball game in the afternoon,"          served as a safe haven for Mexican
                                          Americans who were once prohib-          has become more important. Base-      While the geographic coverage          and a ball signed by the 1953 New
said Santillan. "Going back to                                                     ball was once number one, now         area for the book will include         York Yankees. "I suppose the
World War II, representatives             ited from swimming in the same
                                          public pools as Anglos. "We              Mexican Americans play football,      Calexico to Barstow, photo's of        longer these mementos stay in
from civic groups like Lulac and                                                   basketball and everything. We can     players from throughout the            people's homes, the chances of it
G.I. Forum, teachers and others           couldn't sit in the same area in the
                                          movie theatre and couldn't go to         seek housing anywhere." He said       United States could be used.           disappearing increases," said Car-
came to baseball games to talk in                                                  that Mexican Americans are now         "This is a once in a lifetime op-     rasco. He said a recent discovery
Spanish about cultural issues.            the same public parks. Mexican
                                          Americans were the subject of po-        elected to political positions and    portunity for those who have sou-      was made of a 1930 Colton Cen-
Baseball was always more than                                                      that "this year will be the largest   venirs in their homes that are         trals baseball team.
just a game in the Mexican Amer-          lice brutality in the Inland Empire.
                                          Eventually, our baseball skills          incoming class of first year Lati-    waiting to be passed on," said           "Having this book published will
ican community."                                                                   nos at University of California,      baseball historian Danny Carrasco      leave a legacy for Mexican Amer-
  The authors of “Mexican Ameri-          could be demonstrated for every-
                                          one to see. We could compete on          Riverside."                           of Highland. "Hopefully, people        ican baseball players in the Inland
can Baseball” In The Inland Em-                                                      He said that before time slips      will be motivated to share." Car-      Empire," said Carrasco.
pire are looking for vintage photos       the ballfield and could excel in the
                                          military and the work place," said       away, it is important to tell the     rasco draws on his own experience        For information call (909) 537-
of high school, college, and youth                                                 story of social inequality through    as being a "young pack rat." He        5102 or visit www.baseballreli-
teams. Also sought are items from         Antillan. "The discrimination was
                                          covert."                                 the eyes of baseball, once the main   owns what is believed to be last
community teams, women's, mili-                                                    tool used to eliminate racial dis-    complete set of memorabilia from       y.htm.

Cardinals continue San Andreas dominance with home win
By Richard Dawson                    Bernardino’s defense and size ad- end of the 1st quarter but after that             ers the Cardinals pulled away in       Coach Tardy said after the game.
                                     vantage. The visiting Pirates were it was all Cardinals. Led by Chon-               the 2nd to take a substantial 56-24    “The defense is clicking right now
         he San Bernardino Cardi- able to keep it close at 20-15 at the cey White’s four first half 3-point-             lead into halftime. White went on      and that creates opportunities for

 T      nals are the class of the
        San Andreas League so far
this season. They are now 7-0 in
                                                                                                                         to lead the game in scoring with 26
                                                                                                                         points and was second with 8 as-
                                                                                                                           San Bernardino used a full court
                                                                                                                                                                us to make plays on offense.”
                                                                                                                                                                  The Cardinals had their largest
                                                                                                                                                                lead at the end of the 3rd with the
                                                                                                                                                                score 91-35. They were able to rest
league games after Friday night’s
95-41 victory over Pacific.                                                                                              press defense the whole game that      their starters the entire 4th quarter.
  The Cardinals are 11-8 overall                                                                                         pressured Pacific into situations of     Other notables for the Cardinals
but that record can be deceiving                                                                                         forcing bad passes that allowed the    include Javone Rabon’s game high
especially considering how well                                                                                          Cardinals to make 21 steals, 5 of      15 rebounds. Deantonio Harris had
they have played lately. Coming                                                                                          which came from Jeremiah Tardy.        2 blocks and 8 rebounds.
into Friday night’s game the Car-                                                                                        Tardy also had 16 points, 7 re-          San Bernardino looks to keep
dinals had a 4-game winning with                                                                                         bounds and a game high 9 assists.      things going as they travel to Ri-
an average margin of victory 28.7                                                                                          “Defense has really been a focus     alto and Colton this week. Pacific
points, all against divisional foes.                                                                                     for us all year. We use the full       will look to bounce back at home
  That theme continued Friday                                                                                            court press 90% of the time.”          against Arroyo Valley and Cajon.
night as Pacific (3-11 overall, 1-6
league) had no answer for San

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                                 Girls varsity basketball: Eisenhower 49, Redlands 46

Eisenhower hosted Redlands
on Tuesday, January 18. Red-
lands played a tough game;
they were down for the first
three quarters, but narrowed
Eisenhower’s lead and lost by
only three points

Top: Redlands #45 Rikki
Frohmader takes the shot.
Also pictured are Redlands #44
Berniz Chang, #42 Dakelia
Ridge and Eisenhower captain
#3 Kijera Gardner.

Right:     Redlands Berniz
Chang shoots for the basket.
Also pictured are Eisenhower
#12 Jessica Gonzalez, #23
Legea Berryhill, and Redlands
#45 Dakelia Ridge.

Below: Eisenhower team cap-
tain Kijera Gardner tries to
shake Berniz Chang.

Bottom: Gardner and Chang
fight for the rebound.
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Author pledges 2,000 SB County books to local schools
          ruce Larkin, owner of
          Wilbooks, Inc. and author                                                                                      Nominations being accepted for county
          of over 900 children’s
books, has pledged that his com-                                                                                              Education Medal Of Honor
pany will donate 2,000 local inter-

                                                                                                                                 ominations are now being accepted for the San Bernardino
est books to San Bernardino                                                                                                      County Education Medal of Honor. The deadline for entries is
County elementary schools in                                                                                                     Feb. 18.
2011.                                                                                                                    The 20th annual San Bernardino County Education Medal of Honor
  “Children need to read to enjoy                                                                                      recognizes individuals and organizations for significant contributions
all of the great opportunities that                                                                                    made to public education in the county. Nominations for the Education
our country offers. I owe my suc-                                                                                      Medal of Honor can be made in six categories: Volunteer in Ac-
cess to the excellent education I re-                                                                                  tion/Community Volunteer; Volunteer in Action/Service Group; Part-
ceived,” Larkin said. Each year, as                                                                                    ners in Education/Small Business or Franchise; Partners in
his business has grown, so has                                                                                         Education/Corporation; Excellence in Education/Education Profes-
Larkin’s commitment to philan-                                                                                         sional; and Excellence in Education/Student Alumni.
thropy.                                                                                                                  Criteria for nominations should focus on ways in which an individual
  Oklahoma State University’s                                                                                          or organization made an impact or lasting contribution, served as a pos-
Child Development Lab said that                                                                                        itive role model and created an awareness and support for education in
Wilbooks products “give kids                                                                                           the community.
something they feel successful                                                                                           Nomination forms for the award are distributed to all school districts
reading.” The local interest titles,                                                                                   in San Bernardino County. In addition, forms are available in the re-
which include books about Cali-                                                   IECN PHOTO COURTESY    WILBOOKS      ception area of the San Bernardino
fornia and San Bernardino County,        Bruce Larkin, author of over 900 children’s books, has pledged                  County Superintendent of Schools office at 601 N. E St. in San
are designed to pique students’ in-                                                                                    Bernardino. The nomination forms also can be downloaded from the
                                         to donate 2,000 local interest books to San Bernardino County
terest with topics that are relevant                                                                                   County Schools’ Web site at
to them. Wilbooks is the only na-        elementary schools this year.
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Words to Think About: The joys of travel
By G. W. Abersold Ph.D                         reading. Every senior seemed to             everywhere.                                  ices for the worshipers.            I cannot think of a better way to
                                               have a book in hand.                          There were several highlights for            Perhaps the best thing about a have a vacation than by taking a
                                                 All cruise ships have extensive li-       me. First, we had a handicapped              cruise is the many new friends you cruise - anywhere.

       Viajar es vivir” is a His-
       panic dicta or proverb. It              braries. Why else but for seniors?          room twice the size of a regular             meet. Too many to mention, but Amen. Cest la. So be it.
       means “to travel is to live.” I         From serious books to romance               room, a large balcony, a king sized          you know who you are.
can’t think of any philosophy of               and mystery, they (we) are always           bed, doors big enough for a walker
                                               reading.                                    or wheelchair or scooter; and best
life more appropriate for seniors.
  Stella and I recently made a four-             They dress up, attend all shows,          of all, a bathroom and shower four            Upcoming auditions for 7th annual
teen day cruise to Hawaii with                 get their pictures taken, watch             times the size of the usual ones.
2598 other passengers. At least 90             movies and football games. The              Wow!!                                           Redlands Shakespeare Festival
percent of them could be called                Golden Princess has a huge out-               Second, the lectures by Dr. Shar-

seniors. There were about fifteen              door screen, so there was a con-            ron Faff were outstanding. She                        he Redlands Shakespeare
teenagers; very few kids that I                stant screening of movies and               lives on the Big Island and is a nat-                 Festival will conduct audi-
could tell; and the rest were young            sporting events.                            uralist and geologist. She really                     tions for its seventh annual
adults or middle aged.                           They make leis, learn how to fold         knows the islands. They are three            season 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19,
  Discounting the food, which the              napkins, play bingo, gamble at the          to four million years old; their his-        and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at
seniors gobbled down with an                   casino, go to the art auction, shop         torical development since the                the Joslyn Senior Center, 21 Grant
amazing alacrity, they participated            ‘til they drop - on land and on the         Polynesian invasion; their take-             St., Redlands. Call-backs will be
in a myriad of activities. They cer-           ship - attend AA, service clubs,            over by Christian missionaries and           held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20.
tainly utilized the exercise facili-           Bible studies, single groups, keep          descendants and the natural disas-             The 2011 Season of Controversy
ties.                                          the bars busy and sing karaoke.             ters. She covered all of them.               will feature productions of “Titus       Performances will be conducted
   The several dance floors were                 The biggest attractions for every-          Joshua Seth is a lecturer on hyp-          Andronicus,” “As You Like It,”           Thursday       through      Sunday
filled with them. They even took               one are the Las Vegas type shows,           notism and mentalism. He’s also              and “The Merchant of Venice.”            evenings, May 12-29, at the Red-
dance lessons from ballroom to                 lectures and performances by en-            an outstanding entertainer. Every            All roles are open to actors age 16      lands Bowl outdoor amphitheater.
line dancing. Since we were going              tertainers.                                 performance was greeted by a                 and older.                                 “There are so many wonderful
to Hawaii, the hula was a favorite               Of the fourteen days at sea, rough        packed out house. He thrilled the              “This is a going to be a very ex-      and challenging roles for actors
for lessons.                                   weather characterized ten of them.          audience with his knowledge.                 citing season, as we tackle the con-     this season,” Sabel said.
  Ukulele lessons? You betcha.                 The storms were so bad that we                Third, and most impressive for             troversial subjects of extreme             Presenting sponsors of the festi-
They even put on a recital com-                could not dock at Kauai; 40-45              me, a retired minister, were the             violence, sexual identity, and reli-     val include the Redlands Cultural
posed of hula dancers, singers and             mile per hour winds and 15-20 feet          worship services (2) conducted by            gious prejudice through these out-       Arts Commission and County of
ukulele players. Another group of              high waves. We also could not               the cruise director, David Brad-             standing works from the                  San Bernardino, with contributions
volunteer singers put on a concert             dock at Maui. The floods were so            shawe. A former actor and Angli-             Shakespearean canon,” said               from A Storage Place Redlands,
in the piazza.                                 bad all streets were covered with           can Churchwarden, he has been                Steven Sabel, founding artistic di-      Alta Vista Credit Union, Arsenault
  One thing, above all other activi-           mud and no electricity on the is-           with Princess for many years. He             rector.                                  Consulting, Sea Bright Solar, and
ties that seniors participated in was          land. Weather is unpredictable              even provided copies of the serv-              Festival directors will seek to cast   Studio 33 Productions.
                                                                                                                                        a repertory company of 45-50 ac-           For additional information about
                                                                                                                                        tors. Auditions will consist of cold     auditions or the festival schedule,
   Grand Terrace Ramps Up Programming for the New Year                                                                                  readings from the scripts of the         visit       www.redlandsshake-
   By Erin Christmas, Manager, Grand Terrace Branch Library                                                                             three plays to be produced this sea-,       or   call
                                                                                                                                        son. Rehearsals will begin Feb. 28.      (909)335-7377.

                           W   elcome to a New Year at the Grand Terrace Branch Library. We will be
                               continuing to offer our standard programming and will be adding programs as
                        the year goes on. Currently we have a Pre-School Storytime, geared towards 3-5
                                                                                                                                        C ou nt y mu se u m le c tu r e: “F os si le s i n T ra ns it i on ”

                        year olds, with an emphasis on Kindergarten readiness skills. This is every                                               urator of Paleontology Eric Scott will present a lecture, “Fos-
                        Tuesday at 11am. Every Wednesday at 2 pm we offer a Drop-In opportunity for                                               sils in Transition: Darwin’s missing links,” on Sunday, Febru-
                        K-3 kids. Each week is a different activity...crafts, lego building competitions,                                         ary 13 at 2pm at the San Bernardino County Museum. This
    Erin Christmas coloring sheets, board games and more. We hope all K-3 children stop by for this                                     lecture is included in paid museum admission.
                       fun weekly event.                                                                                                  “The science of paleontology is littered with any number of fossils
                                                                                                                                        claimed to be ‘missing links’—fossils representing transitional forms
        The Grand Terrace Knitters are back                                                                                             from older, more primitive species to different, younger animals,” said
   into full swing, after taking a few weeks off                                                                                        Scott. “Yet many of these fossils are rejected as transitional forms by
   for the holidays. Come join this wonderful                                                                                           later scientific studies. What are ‘missing links’? Are there actually any
   group on Wednesday evenings at 6 pm.                                                                                                 true transitional fossils preserved in the rock record? And if so, how
        The Grand Terrace Detectives are                                                                                                many are there? In honor of Charles Darwin’s 201st birthday weekend,
   holding their next meeting on February 2nd at                                                                                        join me for a discussion about the concept of transitional species and
   6:30 pm to discuss Play Dirty by Sandra                                                                                              the ‘missing links’ in light of Darwin’s evolutionary theory.”
   Brown. And for all those interested there will                                                                                         The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit
                                                                                                                                        from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through
   be a digital camera workshop on February                                                                                             Sundays and holiday Mondays from 9am to 5pm. The live animal
   17th at 2pm.                                                                                                                         gallery Exploration Station is open from 1 to 4pm. Admission is $8
        From everyone at the Grand Terrace                                                                                              (adult), $6 (military or senior), $5 (student) and $4 (child aged 5 to 12).
   Library, we wish you a Happy New Year and             Excited patrons create great Christmas ornaments                               Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted
   welcome you back to the library for all of our        while waiting for their chance to sit with Santa. Some                         free. For more information, visit
   regularly scheduled programs.                         patrons even came dressed for the occasion.

                                                   Library Calendar
   Bloomington Branch Library                                                  Teen Art Club, 4 pm
   10145 Orchard St., south of Valley Bl. / 909-877-1453                       Highland Readers Group, 4 pm
   Mon 1-31 Early Literacy Story Time, walkers - age 4, 12 pm                  Tiny Hoppers Toddler TIme, 6 pm
   Wed 2-2     School Age Craft and Story Hour, 3:30 pm           Thu 2-3      Family Story Time, 10:30 am
   Thu 2-3     Basic Computer Class, 11 am                                     Introduction to Computers, 1 pm
                                                                               Children’s Discovery Hour, 4 pm
   Carter Branch Library                                          Fri   2-4    Tiny Hoppers Toddler Time, 10:30 am
   2630 Linden Av., Carter High / 909-854-4100, x28148                         Critter Tyke Explorers, 3:30 pm
   Thu 2-3      Small Wonders Story Time, 5:30 to 6 pm                         Teen Gamers Lounge, 4 pm
   Grand Terrace Branch Library                                                Animal Ambasssadors, 5 pm
   22795 Barton Rd., civic center / 909-783-0147                  Loma Linda Branch Library
   Tue 2-1     Pre-School Story Time, walkers - age 4, 11 am      25581 Barton Rd., at civic center / 909-796-8621
   Wed 2-2     Kids Drop-In Activity, 2 pm                        Tue 2-1     Computer Training, bsic skills, 1 pm
               Grand Terrace Knitters, 6:30 pm                                Homework Buddies, grades K-5, 4 to 6 pm
   Highland Sam J. Racadio Library                                Wed 2-2     Homework Buddies, grades K-5, 4 to 6 pm
   & Environmental Learning Ctr.                                              Adult Literacy, call the branch for details
   7863 Central Ave., north of 5th / 909-425-4700                 Thu 2-3     Early Learning, music/stories/crafts, age 0-5, 11 am
   Sat 1-29 Garden Walk, 9 to 10:30 am                                        Job/Career Help Using Computers, 2 pm
                Young Entrepreneurs, 11 am                                    Homework Buddies, grades K-5, 4 to 6 pm
                Introduction to Computers, 1 pm                               Early Learning, ages 5+, 4 pm
                Children’s Playtime, 2 to 4 pm                    Fri 2-4     Volunteer Orientation, ages 14+, 4 pm
   Mon 1-31 Garden Walk, 10 to 11 am                              Rialto Branch Library
                Bookworm Babies, 10:30 am                         251 West 1st St., civic center / 909-875-0144
                Job Seeking Skills, 1 pm                          Sat 1-29 Homework Buddies, 10 am
                Eco Matinee, 1 pm                                 Mon 1-31 Citizenship Class, 10 am
   Tue 2-1      Tiny Hopper Toddler Time, 10:30 am                             Family Game Night, 5 pm
                Microsoft Word 2007, Intermediate, 4 pm           Tue 2-1      Friends of the Library book “bag” sale, 10 am to 7 pms
                Pajama Family Story Time, 5 pm                                 Mother Goose Story Time, 4 pm
                Teen Movie, 5 pm                                  Wed 2-2      Homework Buddies, 4 pm
   Wed 2-2      Garden Walk, 10 to 11 am                          Thu 2-3      Pre-School Story Time, 10 am
                Tiny Hopper Toddler Time, 10:30 am                             Homework Buddies, 4 pm
                Job Searching Tools, 1 pm                         Fri 2-4      Litreacy Day, all day
                                                                                                             Inland Empire Community Newspapers • January 27, 2011 • Page A13

                                                                                                                       G ossi p
Cameron and Naomi’s Nobu date
                                         Hollywood starlet Diaz was ac-      And, while Naomi and Vladimir

         AMERON DIAZ and
         NAOMI CAMPBELL                 companied by her baseball fella     spent much of their break catching
         can't get enough of each       ALEX RODRIGUEZ, while               rays, sporty Cam and Alex got
other at the moment.                    Naomi's millionaire pal Robert      stuck into some cycling and
  The beautiful duo followed up         Hanson acted as her date in         kayaking.
their New Year break in Hawaii by       boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's ab-     LEONARDO DI CAPRIO and
going to London's Nobu for a slap       sence.                              BAR RAFAELI also joined the
up meal last night.                      Perhaps he decided to hang         party.
                                        around in Hawaii?

New baby will be good as Gold
          OLDIE HAWN can't
          wait to be a granny. The
          Overboard actress has
confirmed her daughter KATE
HUDSON, 31, is expecting a baby
with rocker boyfriend MATT
BELLAMY, saying the family is
"very happy".
  Earlier this month, reports
                                                                                                                    Mendes wants ‘world domination’

emerged that the pair were prepar-                                                                                          VA MENDES intends to
ing for their first rugrat together.                                                                                        rule the world.
  But both refused to comment on
the rumors.                                                                                                           However, she's not entirely sure
  However granny-to-be Goldie                                                                                       how she's going to do it.
has done the job for them.                                                                                            She explained: "I'm not sure what
  She said: "I'm excited! It's excit-                                                                               my method is.
ing. You know, we're just all very                                                                                    "But, nothing I do is casual; it's
happy... happy for them both.                                                                                       all methodical. World domination
What's more to say?"                                                                                                is my goal."
  The Gossip actress hooked up                                                                                        "If I do topless Calvin Klein ads,
with the MUSE frontman, 32, in                                                                                      it's because I've realised it's time to
April 2010 after meeting at                                                                                         turn up the heat in terms of my
Coachella festival in California.                                                                                   sexuality.
  She previously dated New York                                                                                       She continued: "There's always a
Yankees player ALEX RO-                                                                                             method to my madness - people
DRIGUEZ and had an on/off ro-                                                                                       see me as a completely random career.
mance with OWEN WILSON.                                                                                             type, but I'm actually incredibly "I will accept nothing less. I don't
  Kate already has son RYDER, 7,                                                                                    calculating when it comes to my want to go anywhere but there.
with ex-husband CHRIS ROBIN-                                                                                                                                That's my true destination."
SON of THE BLACK CROWES.                                                                                                                                      But Eva - star of films such as
                                                                                                                                                            Hitch, Training Day and 2 Fast 2
                                                                                                                                                            Furious - says she is so dedicated

Orlando is proud dad                                                                                                                                        to getting ahead, she can't bear to
                                                                                                                                                            take time off.
                                                                                                                                                              Where there is a Will, there's a
                                                                                                                                                            way ... Eva Mendes in the film
                                                           The pair are the latest A-list couple to join the Hol-                                           Hitch alongside Will Smith

          ESPITE hiding behind his sunnies, OR-
          LANDO BLOOM looked like a proud dad            lywood baby boom.                                                                                    She added: "I'm incapable of tak-
          as he took his new tot FLYNN for a stroll.       OWEN WILSON recently welcomed his first child                                                    ing a holiday - I haven't had one
 Wife MIRANDA KERR gave birth to their first             Ford Lynton, while MARION COTILLARD, P!NK                                                          for years.
child just over two weeks ago on January 7.              and NATALIE PORTMAN are all expecting their                                                          "I'm incapable of sitting on a
 The Victoria's Secret model, 27, began dating the       first kids.                                                                                        beach for a week.
Lord Of The Rings actor in 2007.                                                                                                                              "I just don't do it. I'm too driven.
    Page A14 • January 27, 2011 • Inland Empire Community Newspapers

                                                                                                                          CJ Emmons presents LA Vocals Gospel Choir in
     Krikorian Redlands showtimes                                                                                         ‘Songs from ‘The Color Purple,’ at Sturges Center
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                                                                                                                                 Songs from ‘The Color Pur-
        Cinema 14                         Jason Statham, Ben Fos-                                                                ple’,” a program featuring $45, available through www.tick-
      Showtimes for                       ter                                                                                    music from the Academy, or the theater box
     Saturday, Jan. 29                    (11:00 AM), (12:00),                                                            Award-nominated film, will be     office at (909) 885-5152.
                                                                                                                                                              Based on the acclaimed Pulitzer
                                          (1:45), (2:40), (4:25),                                                         presented Feb. 12, during Black
                                                                                                                                                            Prize-winning novel by Alice
                                          (5:15), 7:05, 8:10, 9:50,                                                       History Month, at Sturges Center
                                                                                                                          for the Fine Arts.                Walker, “The Color Purple” cen-
Little Fockers PG-13                      10:40                                                                            The program, featuring CJ Em-    ters on the life of a young black
Robert De Niro, Ben                                                                                                       mons and the LA Vocals Gospel     woman named Celie and the ex-
Stiller                                   The Rite PG-13                                                                  Choir, will include gospel, blues treme harshness of her life in the
(11:05 AM), (4:35), 7:30                  Anthony Hopkins, Cia-                                                           and African rhythms, and will in- South.
                                          rán Hinds                                                                       clude excerpts from the stage play. “The Color Purple” was adapted
True Grit PG-13                           (10:35 AM), (11:35 AM),                                                          The 2 p.m. production is a pres- into a film in 1985. Steven Spiel-
Jeff Bridges, Matt                        (1:20), (2:20), (4:05),                                                         entation of the City of San       berg directed it. It starred Whoopi
Damon                                     (5:05), 6:55, 7:50, 9:35,                                                       Bernardino Economic Develop-      Goldberg, Danny Glover and
(10:50 AM), (1:30),                       10:35                                                                                                             Oprah Winfrey. It was nominated
                                                                                                                                                                for 11 Academy Awards.
(4:15), 7:15, 10:00                       Sorry, No Passes Al-                                                                                                    In December 2005, a musical
                                          lowed                                                                                                                 adaptation of the novel opened
Tron: Legacy PG                                                                                                                                                 on Broadway. In 2006 it re-
Jeff Bridges, Garrett                     No Strings Attached R                                                                                                 ceived five Outer Critics Cir-
Hedlund                                   Natalie Portman, Ashton                                                                                               cle Award nominations and 11
(1:40), 10:10                             Kutcher                                 James                                                                         Tony Award nominations, in-
                                          (10:40 AM), (11:45 AM),                 (11:10 AM), (2:00),                                                           cluding Best Musical. The
The Fighter R                             (1:35), (2:25), (4:20),                 (4:45), 7:40, 10:25                                                           show ended its Broadway run
Christian Bale, Mark                      (5:10), 7:00, 8:00, 9:45,                                                                                             in February 2008.
Wahlberg                                  10:35                                                                                                                   A producer, singer and actor,
                                                                                  The Green Hornet 3D                                                           Emmons has opened for such
(10:45 AM), (4:30), 7:20                                                          PG-13                                                                         stars as Patti Labelle, Brian
                                          The Way Back PG-13                      Seth Rogen, Jay Chou                                                          McKnight, and Stevie Won-
Black Swan R                              Colin Farrell, Mark                     (10:30 AM), (1:10),                                                           der. He was a series regular on
Natalie Portman, Mila                     Strong                                  (4:00), 6:50, 9:40                                                            the NBC show “The Singing
Kunis                                     (1:30), 10:15                           Sorry, No Passes Al-                                                          Bee,” where he performed
(11:20 AM), (2:05),                                                               lowed                                                                         with Barry Manilow, Taylor
(4:55), 7:45, 10:30                       The Green Hornet PG-13                                                                                                Dane, Debbie Harry, and Lit-
                                          Seth Rogen, Jay Chou                     Regular Ticket Prices                                                        tle Richard.
The King's Speech R                       (11:15 AM), (1:55),                      Adult: $11.00                                                                  He has appeared in such
Colin Firth, Helena Bon-                  (4:40), 7:30, 10:20                      Child: $8.25 (*12 & under)
                                                                                                                           IECN PHOTO COURTESY CALIFORNIA THE-
                                                                                                                                                                stage plays “Body Language,”
ham Carter                                Sorry, No Passes Al-                     Seniors: $8.25 (60 & above)                                                  “The      Motown         Revue,”
(10:40 AM), (1:25),                       lowed                                    Students: $9.50 (with school ID)                                             “Christmas       in    Harlem,”
                                                                                   Active Military: $8.00 (with ID) Singer, actor and producer CJ Em- “Smokey Joe’s Café,” “Dream
(4:10), 7:10, 9:55                                                                 (*Children 2 years and under are free) mons will be at the Sturges Center Girls,” and “The Color Pur-
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         EarthTalk: 75% world’s fisheries overexploited, significantly
                 depleted; ‘greening up’ professional sports

                                                                            The Natural Resources Defense
                                                                          Council (NRDC) has helped blaze
                                                                          the trail through its “Greening the
                                                                          Games” initiative. Since 2003,
                                                                          when the National Football
                                                                          League’s (NFL) Philadelphia Ea-
                                                                          gles turned to NRDC for help sav-
                                                                          ing energy and reducing waste,
                                                                          NRDC has helped dozens of pro
                                                                          teams evaluate their environmen-
                                                                          tal impacts and make changes.
                                                                          Today the Eagles obtain all of their
                                                                          energy at Lincoln Field from wind
                                                                          power, pour fans’ beverages in
                                                                          biodegradable corn-based plastic
                                                                          cups, power their scoreboard with
                                                                          solar panels and have reduced
                                                                          electricity use overall by a third.
                                                                          The NFL itself has also jumped on
                                                                          the bandwagon, implementing var-
                                       IECN PHOTO COURTESY THINKSTOCK ious green initiatives at the Super
Although 75 percent of the world s fisheries are now either over- Bowl, the Pro Bowl and other big
exploited, fully exploited, significantly depleted or recovering from events.
overexploitation, many governments continue to provide huge
subsidies - about $20 billion annually - to their fishing sectors. In 2008, NRDC teamed up with
                                                                          Major League Baseball (MLB) to
Pictured: A fisherman hauls in a catch in the North Sea.                                                                                                       KEVIN H. COURTESY FLICKR
                                                                          first green the All Star Game and,                                      IECN PHOTO

  Dear EarthTalk: What is being                                           the following year, the World Se-      The Philadelphia Eagles' Lincoln Financial Field obtains all of its
done to enable ocean fish popu- Of course, a little bit of good ries. Subsequently, NRDC as-                     energy from wind power, pours fans beverages in biodegradable
lations to rebound after being so news hardly means we’ve solved sessed each team’s environmental                corn-based plastic cups, powers its scoreboard with solar pan-
over-fished? Are nations coming the overfishing problem. Environ- footprint and made recommenda-                 els, and has reduced electricity use overall by a third since em-
together on this in any way?         mentalists were particularly disap- tions for improving it. Several         barking on a program with the help of the Natural resources
          -- Deborah Kay, Mil- pointed last year when the teams have gone on to build or re-                     Defense Council to save energy and reduce waste.
ford, CT                             European Union (EU) announced furbish their stadiums with sus-
                                     it would set quotas for deep-sea tainability in mind. Boston’s              post-consumer recycled paper for
  There is no overarching interna- fisheries even higher than ex- Fenway Park, Atlanta’s Turner                  some 2.4 million napkins and a NRDC got the National Hockey
tional agreement to limit overfish- pected. According to Uta Bellion, Field, Washington, DC’s Nation-            move to wind turbines for the tour- League (NHL) in on the act as
ing globally, but a few director of the European Marine als Park, and San Francisco’s                            nament’s electricity.               well, helping to green the Stanley
governments have been able to im- Programme for the non-profit Pew AT&T Park all get high marks for                                                  Cup Finals and working with indi-
plement and enforce restrictions at Environment Group, the EU’s de- pro-environment features and op-               The National Basketball Associ- vidual teams as it did with baseball
regional levels that have resulted cision “will give fleets from erations.                                       ation (NBA) jumped on the NRDC and football. In announcing the
in rebounding fish stocks. The suc- France, Spain and Portugal the op-                                           sports bandwagon in 2009, work- launch of the NHL Green pro-
cess of these isolated examples portunity to continue plundering In 2008, NRDC began working                     ing with the group to organize its gram, league commissioner Gary
gives environmentalists and ma- these stocks.” She adds that the with the U.S. Tennis Association                first annual Green Week in early Bettman commented that it’s only
rine biologists hope that protecting new quotas go against a 2009 (USTA) to green its signature                  April whereby the entire league fitting for professional ice hockey
marine hotspots from overfishing United Nations General Assembly event, the U.S. Open. For one, this             works in concert to generate envi- to care about staving off global
can save the biodiversity of the resolution that commits the EU to led to a move to 100 percent post-            ronmental awareness and funding warming: “Most of our players
world’s oceans.                      implement a set of measures to en- consumer recycled paper for tour-        for related causes. As part of the learned to skate on outdoor rinks.
                                     sure the long-term sustainability of nament programs. And an                festivities, which took place in For that magnificent tradition to
  The results of an extensive four- deep-sea fish and the rebuilding of environmental review of all opera-       2010 as well and will happen again continue through future genera-
year study released in 2006 by depleted stocks.                           tions at the National Tennis Cen-      in April 2011, each NBA team tions we need winter weather—
leading fisheries expert Boris                                            ter in Queens, New York led to a       hosted community service events and as a league we are uniquely
Worm of Canada’s Dalhousie Uni- Meanwhile, some groups are try- number of green improvements,                    including tree plantings, recycling positioned to promote that mes-
versity and colleagues showed that ing to end the government subsi- including the switch to 90 percent           drives and park clean-up days.      sage.”
overfishing would put every single dies that effectively bankroll
commercial fishery in the world overfishing, legal or otherwise.
out of business by 2048, with the The nonprofit Oceana, for in-
                                                                           Your Service is
oceans potentially never recover- stance, led an ill-fated 2010 effort Needed Again!
ing. But University of Washington to persuade the World Trade Or-
fisheries scientist Ray Hilborn ganization to ban subsidies that en- Join American
challenged Worm’s frightening courage the depletion of fish and Legion Riders!
conclusion, offering evidence that other marine resources. “Although
several fisheries in parts of the 75 percent of the world’s fisheries
U.S., Iceland and New Zealand are now either overexploited, fully
were recovering. So the two men exploited, significantly depleted or
decided to team up on a new, even recovering from overexploitation,
more comprehensive survey of many governments continue to
fisheries around the world.          provide huge subsidies—about
                                     $20 billion annually—to their fish-
                                                                                                                                                            Ride With
  The results the second time ing sectors,” says Andy Sharpless,
around, published in 2010 in the Oceana’s CEO. “The fleets are
peer-reviewed journal, Science, fishing at a level that’s as much as
provided ocean advocates with 2.5 times more than what’s re-
somewhat more encouraging re- quired for sustainable catch lev-                                                                                              Riders
sults. In half of the 10 fisheries els.”

                                                                          • Do you ride a Highway Legal Motorcycle?
studied by Worm, Hilborn and
their researchers, closing some
fisheries, creating protected areas, Dear EarthTalk: What’s being
setting catch limits and moderniz- done to “green up” professional
ing equipment did result in lower sports? I know that the last two        • Are you a member of the American Legion,
                                                                           Sons of American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary?
exploitation rates and some fish Olympic Games both made
are indeed on the rebound.           some effort, but are there oth-
                                     ers?               --          Rob
  “This is a watershed,” Worm told Avandic, Chicago, IL
reporters. The new study “shows                                                                                   N
clearly what can be done not only The last two Olympics were in-
to avoid further fisheries collapse deed greener than any before, but        S                                                              30
but to actually rebuild fish stocks” environmental awareness isn’t
and provides a baseline which sci- limited to the realm of interna-
entists and managers can use to tional amateur competition. In fact,
                                                                                                                 .             777                    .
gauge progress. “It’s only a start, in just the last few years all of the
but it gives me hope that we have major professional North Ameri-
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the ability to bring overfishing can sports leagues have made
under control,” he added.            strides in greening their opera-               9 E. 0                  S .S  B                                    C . 92 07
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 LifeHouse Theater presents new musical comedy
           “The Princess and the Pigs”
                                                                        February 19 will also feature an in-
                                                                        terpreted presentation for the deaf.

                                                                          “Move over, Cinderella, there’s a
                                                                        funny new princess in town and
                                                                        this one comes with pigs,” com-
                                                                        ments LifeHouse founder and
                                                                        president Wayne Scott. “We re-
                                                                        ceived such positive reaction to
                                                                        our recent audio drama of this
                                                                        adaptation of ‘King Thrushbeard’
                                                                        that we couldn’t wait to bring it to
                                                                        our LifeHouse stage. The result is
                                                                        one of our funniest productions of
                                                                        the 17th season.”

                                                                           “The Princess and the Pigs” is
                                                                        written by Melissa Schwartzkopf
                                                                        and directed by the husband and
                                                                        wife team of Chris and Cathy Flo-
                                                                        res. Joining them on the produc-
                                                                        tion staff are music director Amy
                                                                        Muthersbaugh,       choreographer
                                                                        Robert Lopez, costume designer                                     IECN PHOTO COURTESY LIFEHOUSE THEATER
                                                                        Cristy Conrad, set designer Tim Penelope (Laureen McInerney) and Princess Mirabel (Kari
                                                                        Mahoney, and lighting and sound Kennedy) mock the appearance of young King Elrick (Jonathan
                                 IECN PHOTO COURTESY LIFEHOUSE THEATER
                                                                        designers Daniel Milligan and Blair).
 Princess Mirabel (Kari Kennedy) reacts in disgust to the pig of Kyle Montgomery.
the beggar Pauvel (Jonathan Blair) in LifeHouse Theater’s new                                             provided reservations are made far June 26, 2011), “The Jungle
musical comedy “The Princess and the Pigs” (Feb. 5 - Mar. 13, “The Princess and the Pigs” fea- enough in advance. Tickets may Book” (July 9 - Aug. 14, 2011)
2011).                                                                  tures Kari C. Kennedy as Princess also be purchased in person at the and “Les Miserables - A New
                                                                        Mirabel, Jonathan Blair as King box office, which is open Fridays Drama” (Aug. 27 - Sept. 25,
         ifeHouse Theater spot- ious world premiere musical is at Elrick/Pauvel the Begger, Jeremy from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and one 2011).

 L       lights a little known funny
         fairy tale with the new mu-
sical “The Princess and the Pigs.”
                                       once insightful, poignant and Yeo as Chalmers, Laureen McIn- hour prior to performance times on passes are now on sale at the Life-
                                                                                                                                                            Money-saving season

                                                                        erney as Penelope, Diana Handy as the weekends. Tickets are $1 more House Box Office.
                                                                        Granny Bess, and Eric Bishop as the day of the performance. Group
Based on the Grimm Brothers “The Princess and the Pigs” King Atreo.                                       rates are available for groups of ten The theater is located at 1135 N.
fairy tale “King Thrushbeard,” this opens Saturday evening, February                                      or more. Guests are encouraged to Church St. in Redlands, next to the
original comedy brings to life the     5, 2011 and continues through dvance ticket prices are $14 or reserve seats early as most per- Redlands Christian School. Free
story of Princess Mirabel, the         March 13, 2011. Performances are $18 for adults and $7 or $9 for formances usually sell out.              parking is available in back of the
ridiculously rude and selfish Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at children ages 3-11 (no children                                                   theater. More information can be
daughter of King Atreo. But the 2:15 PM and 7:30 PM and Sun- under 3 are admitted) and can be Following “The Princess and the found by visiting the website at
king’s surprising idea to pair her days at 2:15 PM. In addition to the purchased over the phone with a Pigs,” LifeHouse Theater‘s 17th
with a singing beggar and a herd of weekend performances, there will Visa or MasterCard by calling season continues with “Ruth”
pampered pigs will ensure Mirabel be a special Thursday performance (909) 335-3037, ext. 21. Checks (Mar. 26 - May 8, 2011), “The For more information, please call
will never be the same. This hilar- on March 10 at 7:30 PM. The 7:30 can also be mailed to LifeHouse, Count of Monte Cristo” (May 21 - (909) 335-3037 ext. 21.
                                       PM performance on Saturday,

Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz to appear in concert
                                                                                                               and popular composers. At one

         he music of Stephen
         Schwartz, composer of                                                                                 point, he had three of his musicals
         “Wicked,” “Godspell” and                                                                              – “Godspell,” “Pippin” and “The
“Pippin,” will be featured in con-                                                                             Magic Show” – running on Broad-
cert at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 when                                                                                     way simultaneously.
“Stephen Schwartz and Friends --                                                                                 Schwartz collaborated with com-
Defying Gravity” comes to the                                                                                  poser Alan Menken on the scores
California Theatre of the Perform-                                                                             for “Pocahontas,” for which he re-
ing Arts in San Bernardino.                                                                                    ceived two Academy Awards and
  Schwartz is the winner of three                                                                              a Grammy, and “The Hunchback
Academy Awards, four Grammy                                                                                    of Notre Dame.” He also won an
Awards and four Drama Desk                                                                                     Academy Award for the song
Awards for his Broadway musical                                                                                “When You Believe” from the
and Disney film scores and lyrics.                                                                             DreamWorks’ animated feature
His film work includes the Disney                                                                              “The Prince of Egypt.”
animated movies “Pocahontas”                                                                                     A graduate of Carnegie Mellon
and “The Hunchback of Notre                                                                                    University with a degree in drama,      IECN PHOTOS COURTESY   CALIFORNIA
Dame.”                                                                                                         Schwartz studied piano and com-                                  THEATRE
  The concert is a presentation of                                                                             position at the Juilliard School of    Performing with Schwartz are
the City of San Bernardino Eco-                                                                                Music while still in high school.
                                                                                                                                                      Liz Callaway, above, and
nomic Development Agency.                                                                                      He worked as a producer for RCA
                                                                                                               Records. His first major credit was    Scott Coulter, below. Callaway
Tickets     are    $38.50-$77.50,                                                                                                                     is a Broadway actress and,                                                                                          the title song for the play “Butter-
                                                                                                               flies are Free,” and the song was      singer and has performed, (909) 885-
5152.                                                                                                          used in the movie version as well.     throughout the world. Coulter is
  Performing with Schwartz are                                                                                   In 1971 he wrote the music and       a Broadway actor and an
Liz Callaway and Scott Coulter.                                                                                lyrics for “Godspell,” for which he    award-winning cabaret singer.
Callaway is a Broadway actress                                                                                 won two Grammys. He then col-
and singer and has performed on                                                                                laborated with Leonard Bernstein
stages throughout the world. Coul-                                                                             for his “Mass,” and wrote the
ter is a Broadway actor and an                                                                                 music and lyrics for “Pippin,” fol-
award-winning cabaret singer.                                                                                  lowed by “The Magic Show.” He
  Among the songs to be per-                                                                                   also wrote the music and lyrics for
formed are “Defying Gravity,”                                                                                  “The Baker’s Wife, and four songs
“Popular” and “For Good” from                                                                                  for the musical version of Studs
“Wicked,” “Just Around the River-                                                                              Terkel’s “Working.”
bend” and “Colors of the Wind”                                                                                   Schwartz wrote music for three
from “Pocahontas,” “Magic to                                                                                   songs in the Off-Broadway revue
Do” and “With You” from “Pip-                                     IECN PHOTO COURTESY   CALIFORNIA THEATRE     “Personals,” and lyrics to Charles
pin,” and “Out There” and “Some-     The music of Stephen Schwartz, composer of “Wicked,” “Prince              Strouse’s music for “Rags,” as
day” from “The Hunchback of          of Egypt” and Disney’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame,” will be fea-            well as music and lyrics for “Chil-
Notre Dame.”                         tured in concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 when “Stephen Schwartz and              dren of Eden.” His biggest hit,
  A native of New York, Schwartz     Friends -- Defying Gravity” comes to the California Theatre of the        “Wicked,” opened in 2003 and
is one of Broadway’s most prolific   Performing Arts in San Bernardino. Tickets are $38.50-$77.50.             continues to be staged worldwide.
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